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" He made an administration, so checkered and speckled ; he put together a piece of joinery, so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid; such a piece of diversified Mosaic; such a tesselated pavement without cement ;... "
John Cassell's illustrated history of England. The text, to the reign of ... - Page 51
by Cassell, ltd - 1865
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The Life of William Pitt, Volume 2: Earl of Chatham

Basil Williams - Biography & Autobiography - 1966 - 432 pages
...indented and whimsically dovetailed ; a cabinet variously inlaid ; a piece of diversified mosaic ; a tesselated pavement without cement ; here a bit...courtiers, king's friends and republicans ; whigs and tories ; treacherous friends and open enemies — so Burke described it in the speech which, however,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 66

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1840
...and whimsically dovetailed ; a cabinet so variously inlaid ; such a piece of diversified mosaic; such a tesselated pavement without cement; here a bit of...courtiers, king's friends, and republicans; Whigs and Tories; treacherous friends and open enemies ; that it was indeed a very curious show ; but utterly...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke: Volume II: Party, Parliament and ...

Edmund Burke - History - 1981 - 526 pages
...and whimsically dovetailed; a cabinet so variously inlaid; such a piece of diversified Mosaic; such a tesselated pavement without cement; here a bit of...and there a bit of white; patriots and courtiers, kings friends and republicans; whigs and tories; treacherous friends and open enemies : 4 that it was...
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The Literature of Controversy: Polemical Strategy from Milton to Junius

Thomas N. Corns - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 176 pages
...and whimsically dovetailed; a cabinet so variously inlaid; such a piece of diversified Mosaic; such a tesselated pavement without cement; here a bit of...courtiers, king's friends and republicans; whigs and tories; treacherous friends and open enemies: that it was indeed a very curious show; but utterly unsafe...
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Edmund Burke and the Discourse of Virtue

Stephen H. Browne - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 143 pages
...whimsically dovetailed, a cabinet so variously inlaid, such a piece of diversified mosaic, such a tessellated pavement without cement — here a bit of black stone...courtiers, king's friends and republicans, Whigs and Tories, treacherous friends and open enemies — that it was, indeed, a very curious show, but utterly...
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On Empire, Liberty, and Reform: Speeches and Letters

Edmund Burke - History - 2000 - 525 pages
...and whimsically dovetailed, a cabinet so variously inlaid, such a piece of diversified mosaic, such a tesselated pavement without cement — here a bit...courtiers, king's friends and republicans, whigs and tories, treacherous friends and open enemies, — that it was indeed a very curious show, but utterly...
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Nobody's Perfect: A New Whig Interpretation of History

Annabel M. Patterson - History - 2002 - 288 pages
...and whimsically dovetailed; a cabinet so variously inlaid; such a piece of diversified Mosaic; such a tesselated pavement without cement; here a bit of...and there a bit of white; patriots and courtiers, kings friends and republicans; whigs and tories; treacherous friends and open enemies: that it was...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - History - 2008 - 600 pages
...whimsically dovetailed, a cabinet so variously inlaid, such a piece of diversified mosaic, such a tessellated pavement without cement, — here a bit of black stone...courtiers, king's friends and republicans, Whigs and Tories, treacherous friends and open enemies, — that it was, indeed, a very curious show, but utterly...
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